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Black Hole Black Hole - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A space shooter where you attempt to destroy a UFO.

Black Hole was produced by Game-A-Tron in 1980.

Game-A-Tron released 9 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1980. Game-A-Tron was based in United States.

Other machines made by Game-A-Tron during the time period Black Hole was produced include: Thorobred Derby, Cosmikaze, Got-Ya, Space Bugger, and Face Up 21

Black Hole
Black Hole


Name Black Hole
Developer Game-A-Tron (United States)
Year 1980
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7134
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class Namco Galaxian
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 2-way (left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Black Hole KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Black Hole Census

There are 14,955 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,548 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 4 known instances of this machine owned by Black Hole collectors who are active members. Of these, One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 3 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


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